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A History of Music in American Life

Ronald L. Davis

A History of Music in American Life

The Formative Years, 1620-1865 (History of Music in American Life)

by Ronald L. Davis

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Krieger Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern Music,
  • Music,
  • Ethnic,
  • History and criticism,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8271987M
    ISBN 100898740029
    ISBN 109780898740028


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